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Election Central 2020

Trump Vows to Counter the Left's 'Culture War'

At the foot of Mount Rushmore on the Fourth of July, President Trump redrew the battle lines of the election, describing the contest not just as a referendum on his handling of the economy or his...

Justices Rule States Can Bind Electors' Votes

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a decision flavored with references to "Hamilton" and "Veep," the Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday...

Two V's Will Determine Trump's Election Fate

When President Trump's job approval numbers began their nose dive in earnest in mid-May, a friend asked me what I thought was going on. After all, at...

Real Clear Politics Election 2020

Trump and Biden View Jobs Surge Differently

NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. economy just posted its best single-month job gain in history. U.S. unemployment is at one of its worst points since the Great Depression. Both are true. As Republicans and...

Biden Tops Trump in 2nd-Qtr Cash; GOP Still Flush

ATLANTA (AP) - Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden outpaced President Donald Trump's campaign fundraising juggernaut in June and in the second quarter of this election year, continuing a...

Court's Abortion Ruling Raises Stakes for Election

NEW YORK (AP) - Supporters of abortion rights are elated, foes of abortion dismayed and angry, but they agree on one consequence of the Supreme Court's first major abortion ruling since President...

Court Reverses WI Voting Restrictions Rulings

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A federal appeals court panel upheld a host of Republican-authored voting restrictions in Wisconsin on Monday, handing conservatives a significant win in a pair of lawsuits just...

Biden: 36% of Senior Staff Are People of Color

WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Biden's campaign says a little more than a third of its senior staff are people of color, sharing staff diversity data after facing pressure to answer questions on the...

Trump Zeroes in on Base to Overcome Obstacles

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is sharpening his focus on his most ardent base of supporters as concern grows inside his campaign that his standing in the battleground states that will...

Get Used to Election Results Being Delayed

Kentucky and New York had primaries Tuesday, but the winners of the closest races probably won't be known until next week. What's going on? Get used to it. Slow vote counts and delayed results are a...

Biden Raises $7.6M at Fundraiser With Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former President Barack Obama warned Democrats against being "complacent or smug" about the presidential race at a grassroots fundraiser Tuesday for presumptive Democratic nominee...

Pollster Who Got 2016 Right: MI a Dead Heat

In 2016, Robert Cahaly was the only pollster to show Donald Trump winning the state of Michigan. His final survey in the Wolverine State projected the...